The Post Wherein I Hand Over The Keys To Weekend Jalopnik

After earning the unthinkably prestigious title of "America's Next Top Car Blogger" and doing weekends for the last 20 months, I have made the extremely tough decision to leave Jalopnik. » 7/14/12 9:30am 7/14/12 9:30am

Man Drives Car Into Ocean While Screaming "This Is My Beach"

An unidentified driver with an unknown motive drove their Nissan Altima over a California beach and directly into the ocean Friday afternoon. » 7/08/12 4:10pm 7/08/12 4:10pm

This Is What Happens When A Truck Full Of Crushed Stone Turns Over On A…

We don't know where or how it happened, but thanks to these pictures found on EnglishRussia we now know exactly what happens when a truck full of crushed stone dumps itself and its weighty contents on your parked car. » 7/08/12 4:00pm 7/08/12 4:00pm

Out Of Control Lamborghini Destroys BMW Motorcycle Dealership

The driver of a Black Lamborghini Murcielago lost control and crashed into an Italian motorcycle dealership outside of Como this past week. » 7/08/12 2:00pm 7/08/12 2:00pm

Austin Mini With Yamaha R1 Engine Swap Is One Serious Little Brit

How do you turn an iconic British economy car into a serious FWD performance machine? From the looks of this Mini currently listed on Ebay it appears a very good answer to that question involves stuffing a 170hp engine from a Yamaha R1 underneath the hood of the tiny car. » 7/08/12 12:30pm 7/08/12 12:30pm

Watch the Mercedes CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake Test Mule Do A Massive…

Mercedes had their slightly disguised CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake Test Mule on hand at last weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed to tease the model to the large crowd of car lovers and do a few excellent burnouts. » 7/08/12 11:00am 7/08/12 11:00am

Here's Proof Volkswagen Made A "Luxury" Beetle

When you think of a limited edition luxury car, a Volkswagen Beetle likely isn't the first vehicle that comes to mind. In fact, it might be the last. » 7/08/12 9:00am 7/08/12 9:00am

What Car Should Have Been Built As A Station Wagon?

Blame it on our love of all things station wagon, but after stumbling across this custom Cadillac station wagon we couldn't stop thinking about the wagons that should have been. » 7/07/12 6:00pm 7/07/12 6:00pm

Take An Inside Look At "America's Car Museum"

The LeMay Museum in Tacoma, Wa shot itself to the top of many gearhead's must see list when the massive facility officially opened in early June. » 7/07/12 5:00pm 7/07/12 5:00pm

1985 Cadillac Fleetwood Brougham Is The Luxury Wagon That Never Was

Cadillac didn't make a station wagon in 1985, but if this coachbuilt example is any indication we think they should have. There's no shortage of custom station wagons built from cars that never left the factory with a long roof option, but few end up looking as good as this Fleetwood Station Wagon currently on Ebay. » 7/07/12 4:00pm 7/07/12 4:00pm

How Was Anyone Driving This Ridiculously Unsafe Car On The Highway?

When you think about automotive safety the occasionally explosive Ford Pinto is hardly the first vehicle that comes to mind. Having said that, a stock Pinto in decent condition would be infinitely safer than the destroyed Ford seen here. » 7/07/12 11:00am 7/07/12 11:00am

Blow Through Borders In The 1975 Pontiac Trans Am

If you were looking to blow through borders, get in low-key pursuits with "enemy agents" and perform narrow ramp water crossings the 1975 Pontiac Trans Am was the car for you. At least that was the premise of this amusing vintage advertisement. » 7/07/12 10:00am 7/07/12 10:00am

Nine Year Old Steals Electric Car At (Toy) Gunpoint

A nine year old Swedish boy armed with an Airsoft gun stole an electric car this past week in the Gothenburg suburb of Kortedala. According to witnesses the young boy yelled "It's Loaded" and pointed the gun at nearby adults during the car theft. » 7/01/12 6:00pm 7/01/12 6:00pm

Live the Dream Behind The Wheel Of A Delorean

With all of the myth that surrounds the Delorean DMC-12—from its ability to travel through time to its founder's questionable fundraising techniques—-it seems a little odd to see it advertised like any other car. » 7/01/12 4:00pm 7/01/12 4:00pm

Prince of Monaco Auctioning 38 Cars From His Massive Collection

Prince Albert II of Monaco announced his decision to "reorganize" the massive 100+ car collection his late father Prince Rainier III amassed over the course of his life. Evidentially this reorganization involves sending 38 of the cheaper and less desirable cars to auction with No Reserve. » 7/01/12 2:00pm 7/01/12 2:00pm

Marcus Grönholm Loses Consciousness During X Games RallyCross Practice…

While practicing for the X Games RallyCross event yesterday driver Marcus Grönholm crashed and lost consciousness. The crash is the second serious accident that has occurred during practices for today's RallyCross finals. » 7/01/12 12:00pm 7/01/12 12:00pm

Watch The SRT Viper GTS-R Hit The Track

A new Viper means a new Viper GTS-R for track duty. As you can see from this teaser SRT has been busy undertaking the enviable task that is testing a race spec GTS-R at Virginia International Raceway. » 7/01/12 11:00am 7/01/12 11:00am

Chopped 1950 Mercury Is Our Idea Of Custom Perfection

When you think of a traditional custom car it's hard for anything but a 1949-1951 Mercury to come to mind. Because of their longtime status as preferred custom platform there is certainly no shortage of nicely executed chopped Mercurys from this time period. » 7/01/12 9:00am 7/01/12 9:00am

What Is Your Current Automotive Curiosity?

One of the great things about the automotive world is the fact there is no shortage of different kind of cars to learn about. With this in mind we want to know what car previously unexplored car you are currently the most intrigued by. » 6/30/12 5:00pm 6/30/12 5:00pm

The El Nomado Is An Unheard Of Custom Creation

Usually when someone decides to turn a car into a truck in the style of an El Camino or a Ranchero, the vehicle they take the sawzall to isn't particularly rare or desirable. » 6/30/12 2:00pm 6/30/12 2:00pm